Scholastic Extension of the USCF State Chapter Oklahoma Chess Association.

OSCO tournaments are rated with Chess eXpress Ratings, plus USCF for Premier Sections, with no membership fees.

Justin Li Tops The Most Improved Players List

Interview with Oklahoma's own Veronika Zilajeva - NGIT Champion!!

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IMPORTANT: Due to a high probability of unsafe driving conditions in Oklahoma this Saturday, the chess tournament is being delayed one week until 15 December. Aside from that, everything else in the event information linked in the left sidebar remains the same. If you're pre-paid and unable to participate a week later, email admin@okschess.org for a refund. We hope to see you 15 December at Cheyenne Middle School in Edmond.

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Benefits of Chess

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The Benefits of Chess Include:

Math Development Pattern Recognition
Science Achievement Sportsmanship
English Skills Dealing With Undesirable Situations
Communication Abilities Learning From Mistakes
Creativity Responsibility for Actions
Concentration Discipline
Logical Reasoning Measurable Individual Accomplishments
Critical Thinking Team Spirit
Memory Commitment
Problem Solving Academic Competition for All
Intellectual Maturity Belonging to a Good and Diverse Crowd
Self Esteem Cultural Enrichment
Analyzing Actions & Consequences Social Skills
Planning Ahead Empathetic Awareness
Complex Decision Making Improved Attendance

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